Please contact by email or phone (512)912-9088 Office The System/Plant Chemist provides technical expertise related to critical process chemistry, safety, regulatory and environmental issues. Supports engineering and power plant facilities to achieve optimal system performance, equipment life, cost effectiveness, safety, environmental leadership and regulatory compliance. Interprets operational issues and recommends best practices. Works with plant staff to ensure safe and efficient equipment operation. Solves operational problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. May lead functional teams or projects. Must be able to pass background and MVR check. Valid driver's license required. May be required to work some overtime and weekends. Overtime will be paid for hours in excess of 40 in a work week. Some overnight travel may be required but it is rare with full expense reimbursement for travel related expenses. Most travel will be day travel. Job Requirements • Degree(s) in chemistry engineering, or minimum 4 or more years of experience in water/wastewater treatment, water analysis, condensate polishing, fossil fuel analysis, boiler condition assessment, and environmental compliance for fossil fuel power plant applications. • Knowledge of industry standards or codes pertaining to water treatment, laboratory analysis and environmental compliance • Knowledge of power generation plant water and wastewater treatment • Knowledge of power generation plant coal and ash analysis and combustion optimization • Knowledge of power generation plant flue gas desulfurization systems • Knowledge of power generation plant chemical cleaning processes and procedures • Knowledge of engineering principles • Skill in the analysis and interpretation of complex chemical data • Skill in using work management systems • Skill in establishing and leading cross-functional work teams • Skill in analyzing and solving complex technical problems • Intermediate skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and prints • Skill in verbal and written communication • Skill in creating and delivering presentations • Skill in communicating effectively with team members, supervision/management and external organizations under normal and emergency conditions • Skill in articulating complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences • Skill in meeting deadlines • Skill in collaboration • Skill in providing expertise and advice to management • Work requires response to emergencies via text, email, phone or in-person during standard and non-standard hours Additional Job Requirements Travel will be day travel. Longest distance will be approximately 65 miles from Austin. May have to work odd hours. May occasionally have to work weekend or evenings.